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baltimore. he had to make a stop in baltimore and take a shuttle to washington. he said, should i keep going? i said, if they have not told you to stop, then you should keep going. if it is now 7:00 p.m. i called the white house and said, you're getting my family to washington. have any of you given any thought to how i am going to get their? they stopped and said, oh, i guess we should figure that out, shall we not? that was literally the did response -- the response. i was told that the president had become distracted with important other business that was going on at the time and that he would call me about 8:00 p.m., but that i should go home and pack to come to washington and that i would prefer not to take an airplane. so i rushed out of my office, home, put a suitcase on my bed and we started packing the suitcase. i called a friend to ask him to drive me to washington. he came or was on his way. at 6:00 p.m., -- at 8:10 p.m., i received a phone call on my cellphone. they said, the president is on the line. >> were you on the road? >> note, i was still packing. -- no, i was still packi
at international leaders. >> saturday on "washington journal," the look at the rise of al qaeda in yemen. then dr. david shern on a new law that takes effect today. later, a fellow at the center for education reform talks about the state of education in the united states. taking your calls and e-mail like every morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern, here on c-span. >> get your own copy of c-span pose the original documentary, the supreme court, on dvd. it is part of our american icons series, one of the many items available at c-span.org. >> next, we talk to the new supreme court justice, sonia sotomayor. she discusses her nomination by president obama, the confirmation hearings, and her first impressions of the job at a supreme court justice. her interview is followed by one with the first woman to serve on the court, former justice sandra day o'connor. >> 20 years plus, justice o'connor could remember vividly the details of her first argument, telling us what it was like. what are the impressions you are going to take away from yours? >> the moment that i sat down and was able to see the people in the a
to mind. >> we are taking part in the washington national opera production. it welcomes guests at various times. we welcome to the ambassador of russia, the ambassador of hungary, and then greeted the three supremes. we marched out into the stage. >> what about the gavels? >> they were given to me by various people. they have all have inscriptions. there is a photograph of there. that was taken in 1978. they are judging the court at the university of california berkeley law school. it is one of my fondest remembrances. he was still in very good health. >> when you work in an office like this, what atmosphere do you want? does it matter to you where you are we need to your writing and reading? >> am i to be an acquired taste. i like to have my law clerks at hand. in my regular chambers, all were inside chambers. now i have two that are in that office and tw downo the hall. it to be overlooking the courtyard. i'm not disturbed by demonstrators. >> what are these masks right here? >> these are from my first trip to china. this was in 1978 when china was barely set up. >> what about the photo
kennedy and i are taking part in the washington national opera production. we were supernumeraries. this is the scene where the prince welcomes guests of various times. he welcome to the ambassador of russia, the ambassador of hungary, and then he greeted the three supremes. we marched onto the stage and set on a bank for the rest of the act and watched the show. >> what about the gavels? >> there were given to me by various people. they'll have inscriptions -- they all have inscriptions'. there is a photograph there that was taken in 1978. justice marshall and i were judging a moot court at the university of california at berkeley law school. it is one of my fondest remembered this. he was still in very good hel alth. >> when you work in an office like this, what atmosphere do you want? does it matter where you do your writing and thinking? >> i like to be in a quiet place. i like to have my law clerks close at hand in my regular chambers. now i have two that are in that office and to downhaul. i like a quiet place -- two down the hall. >> what are these masks right here? >> these
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